153rd Ohio Infantry
compiled by Larry Stevens
References for this Unit
- see also Bibliography of State-Wide References
- Ohio In The War-Volume II. Whitelaw Reid. Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin. Cincinnati 1868
- "Captain T. W. Rathbone's Brief Diary of Imprisonment" Louis Bartlett Editor. pgs. 33-56. Ohio History. Volume. 71. Number. 1. January 1962. The Ohio Historical Society. Columbus. Ohio. Thanks to Brad Pruden for this source.
- Fighting Guerrillas in West Virginia. William F. Nichols. From: CWTI 6. April. 1967. pp. 20-25. 6 photocopied pages. Per. USAMHI. Carlisle Barracks. PA.
- Unit Bibliography. U.S. Army Military History Institute. Carlisle Barracks. PA. 1995
- Confederate Retaliation; McCausland's 1864 Raid. by Fritz Haselberger. 257 pgs. Burd Street Press. Shippensburg. Pa. 2000
Newton Richison Co F 153rd OVI
J. Coss Springfield Oh. Photomaker
Courtesy of and Copyright © Mark Weldon Collection
HistoryMustered in at Camp Dennison, May 12th, 1864, 909 men, Colonel Israel Stough; in May and June the Ohio National Guard unit served on guard duty at Harpers Ferry and along the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad; then joined Butler's forces at Bermuda Hundred; on guard and picket duty; a detachment in the affair at North River Mills, with loss of several killed and wounded; mustered out at Camp Chase, September 2d, 753 men, Colonel Stough commanding.
From: The Military History of Ohio. by H.H. Hardesty
From Dyer's Compendium153rd Regiment Infantry. Organized at Camp Dennison, Ohio, and mustered in May 10, 1864. Left State for Harper's Ferry, W. Va., May 10. Attached to Railroad Guard, Reserve Division, Dept. of West Virginia. Guard duty at Harper's Ferry and along line of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad till June 29. Action at Hammack's Mills, Oldtown, July 3. North Mountain July 3. South Branch Bridge and Patterson's Creek Bridge July 4. Sir John's Run July 6. Green Springs Run August 2. Moved to Camp Chase, Ohio, August 30. Mustered out September 9, 1864. Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 2 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 26 Enlisted men by disease. Total 29.
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